On Monday, Clint inaugurated our “Dubious Moments in Self-Promotion” series, in which we document the often-ridiculous ends to which media organizations will go to advertise themselves to…well, mostly, other members of the media.

Today we inaugurate another series: “Dubious Moments in Dem Promotion,” in which we document the often-ridiculous ends to which the Democrats and the people who love (to profit from) them will go to advertise themselves to…well, mostly, other Democrats.

Part 1: the Obama Action Figure.





















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Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.